RV self driving has brought us a brand new travel experience and a different life experience, but RVs are still a means of transportation after all, and returning from
play requires careful inspection and maintenance in order to continue to bring us a safe and high-quality travel and life experience. Here are some ways to maintain
your RV. For the sake of your beloved car, you may want to take a look.
1. Post season cleaning
At the turn of the season, the first thing to do is a comprehensive and thorough cleaning of your RV. Wipe all corners of the car clean and remove the bed covers, tablecloths,
curtains, etc. for cleaning. After cleaning the refrigerator, make sure the door is half open. Also, clean the water tank and conduit container. It is recommended to use specialized
cleaning products for RVs to maintain their excellent performance.
2. be careful during cold weather
RV can give you warmth in the cold winter, and you should also learn to drive it away. In fact, RVs are very afraid of freezing. Before a blizzard arrives, it is necessary to prepare in
advance, such as applying silicone resin or glycerin to the cross-section of doors and windows to prevent them from freezing; If there is snow on the roof of the RV, it is necessary
to support the roof to help the snow slide off smoothly. It is important to remember that zero load batteries can easily freeze and cause scrapping. It is recommended that car owners
remove the batteries and take them home for charging, charging them every six weeks.
When winter comes, disconnecting the battery connection devices in the RV, such as radios, refrigerators, smoke detectors, and propane detectors, will also consume a certain amount
of electricity over time. Regularly charge the battery during natural discharge, maintaining a frequency of charging once a month. The service life of deep cycle batteries is 3-5 years
and should be replaced after their lifecycle is completed.
3. regular inspection and maintenance
The power generation system, lighting system, and pipeline system of the RV need to be regularly inspected to ensure that the sound of the facilities inside the vehicle is normal. It is
recommended to use a click detector to check if the circuit connection is correct. It is also necessary to prepare a water pressure regulator to effectively prevent indoor water pipes from bursting.
4. reduce the use of high-pressure water guns during car washing
We often use high-pressure water guns to wash cars, but for RVs, there are natural differences from family cars. The body of the RV is relatively large, and the most commonly used body
materials are fiberglass and sandwich composite body structures. Although they prevent rust to some extent, sealant is mostly used for bonding at the joints of the panels. The strong pressure
of the high-pressure water gun can accelerate the aging of the sealant and even cause water ingress. When washing the car, it is important not to directly contact the sealant joints with the water gun.
5. check tire pressure and RV batteries before each trip
Before each trip, it is necessary to check the tire pressure and nut tightness of the tires, especially after long-term parking. Abnormal tire pressure and loose nuts can have a serious
impact on driving safety.
In RV life, we must use electricity, so during the process of using electricity, the power source is our battery, and we should pay attention to checking and maintaining the battery of
this battery. Excessive charging, sustained power loss, or long-term poor charging can all lead to battery life depletion.
6. maintenance of sunshades
A sunshade is a very important equipment for outdoor leisure. At both ends of the sunshade, there are many small components that are easily damaged if not used properly (such as opening,
retracting, or applying force in the wrong direction). Another thing to note is that sunshades should not be used in strong winds. If the wind blows along this wall, it can cause great damage,
so it is not recommended to use sunshades when the wind is strong.
If a RV journey ends and the RV is not used for a long period of time. So it is necessary to clean and polish the exterior of the RV to prevent dirt from spreading into the casing. Consider adding
a full or semi protective cover to your RV to protect its exterior. After using a protective cover, it can avoid water seepage, freezing, rain, snow, bird droppings, and other damages.
A good protective cover is necessary to ensure the safety and cleanliness of the RV. It is necessary to choose a lightweight and breathable material protective cover, and the corners of the protective
cover are fixed to prevent scratches on the windows and body paint. When removing the cover, it is recommended to use compressed air to blow out small debris hidden inside the condenser coil
from the inside out. It's best to do it once a year!